Survivor of TV shooting in Virginia released from hospital

On Air Shooting
Flowers, balloons and cards are left for the staff of WDBJ7 as well as cards for Alison Parker and Adam Ward in front of WDBJ's location in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Vester Lee Flanagan opened fire during a live on-air interview for WDBJ7, killing the two journalists Wednesday. (Don Petersen/The Roanoke Times via AP) LOCAL STATIONS OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LOCAL PRINT OUT (SALEM TIMES REGISTER; FINCASTLE HERALD; CHRISTIANSBURG NEWS MESSENGER; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL; MANDATORY CREDIT MAGS OUT; NO SALES

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The woman who survived an on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists has been released from the hospital.

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital spokesman Chris Turnbull says Vicki Gardner was released on Monday.

Gardner, the executive director of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce, was answering questions about the community on live TV when gunfire erupted on Aug. 26.

Her husband, Tim Gardner, has said doctors removed one of her kidneys and some of her colon.

The gunman, Vester Flanagan, ambushed WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker during the interview at the Smith Mountain Lake Visitor Center. Parker and Ward died of gunshot wounds to the head and body. Flanagan fatally shot himself after a police chase.

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